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Apr 28, 2013 at 4:30 PM
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is asking the White House to disregard pressure from the governors of Washington and Oregon and refuse to evaluate the effects of greenhouse gases that would be emitted by exporting U.S. coal to Asia from ports in the Northwest.
Apr 19, 2013 at 10:11 PM
Monday is a work day for a lot of folks but it's also a day to appreciate the natural environment we live in and take some time to think about what we, as humans, can do to preserve it for future generations.
Apr 17, 2013 at 8:26 AM
The Japanese automaker, which said Wednesday it had sold 5.125 million hybrid vehicles as of the end of March, started selling the Prius, the world's first mass produced hybrid passenger car, in 1997.
Apr 16, 2013 at 9:03 AM
European lawmakers dealt a blow to one of Europe's flagship policies on fighting climate change when they voted Tuesday against tightening the bloc's system of making companies pay for pollution.
Apr 8, 2013 at 6:30 AM
It's a chilly April evening and fans bundle up as the temperature hovers around 55 degrees, but as Jesus Montero steps to the plate, that 55 will feel more like 71 degrees this year -- or maybe even warmer. No, the Mariners didn't install a...
Mar 29, 2013 at 7:58 AM
Reducing sulfur in gasoline and tightening emissions standards on cars beginning in 2017, as the Obama administration is proposing, would come with costs as well as rewards.
Mar 16, 2013 at 7:00 AM
With the planet heating up, many scientists seem fairly certain some weather elements like hurricanes and droughts will worsen. But tornadoes have them stumped.
Mar 5, 2013 at 12:51 PM
The amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air jumped dramatically in 2012, making it very unlikely that global warming can be limited to another 2 degrees as many global leaders have hoped, new federal figures show.
Feb 27, 2013 at 8:14 AM
A car that tells your insurance company how you're driving. A bathroom scale that lets you chart your weight on the Web. And a meter that warns your air conditioner when electricity gets more expensive. Welcome to the next phase of the wireless revolution.
Feb 20, 2013 at 9:11 AM
In a shift in strategy, the company that wants to build an oil pipeline from western Canada to Texas said Tuesday that the project will have no measurable effect on global warming.
Feb 18, 2013 at 10:22 AM
With scant snowfall and barren ski slopes in parts of the Midwest and Northeast the past couple of years, some scientists have pointed to global warming as the culprit.
Feb 13, 2013 at 7:31 AM
President Barack Obama did some cherry-picking Tuesday night in defense of his record on jobs and laid out a conditional path to citizenship for illegal immigrants that may be less onerous than he made it sound.
Feb 12, 2013 at 7:04 PM
President Barack Obama declared the nation is unquestionably stronger Tuesday night in in his first State of the Union address since winning re-election, though he conceded America's economic revival is an "unfinished task."
Feb 10, 2013 at 1:38 PM
While solar is a far less polluting energy source than coal or natural gas, many panel makers are nevertheless grappling with a hazardous waste problem.
Feb 7, 2013 at 3:24 PM
Big changes are in store for the nation's forests as global warming increases wildfires and insect infestations, and generates more frequent floods and droughts, the U.S. Department of Agriculture warns in a report released Tuesday.